W. Randolph Ford

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Structural and functional maturation of a number of fetal organs and physiological systems occurs in the immediate period prior to term, in association with the prepartum increase in fetal plasma cortisol concentration. At present, little is known about how myocardial sensitivity to adrenergic and muscarinic cholinergic stimulation changes as the fetus(More)
This study analyzed how communication changes when people communicate with an intelligent agent as opposed to with another human. We compared 100 instant messaging conversations to 100 exchanges with the popular chatbot Cleverbot along seven dimensions: words per message, words per conversation, messages per conversation, word uniqueness, and use of(More)
To combat the problem of excess capacity and to meet the needs of its elder community. Highland Park Hospital (HPH) in Highland Park, Illinois decided to convert an unused acute care unit into a skilled nursing facility (SNF). Detailed here is the methodology used to determine the number of SNF beds needed by HPH, the options for development available, and(More)
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